Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Release Day: Once Upon A Zombie Apocalypse 2



Happy Release Day!!!


 Once Upon a Zombie Apocalypse: Episode 2
 Once Upon a Zombie Apocalypse Serial Novellas – Novella 2
Jennifer Malone Wright
Author Location: Laclede Idaho
Publisher: Self
Date Published: Sept 12th 2013
Word Count: 25,310
Audience Age Recommendation: 18+


The second installment of Once Upon a Zombie Apocalypse continues as Jade and Kylee fight their way out of Virginia Beach and head toward the Mason Dixon line. There, they hope to find Kylee’s family alive and well.

The virus, which is turning the world’s population into zombies, is spreading faster than either of them would have imagined. Chaos now plagues what is left of society, leaving death and destruction rioting in the streets. Many of the survivors have gone into hiding in order to stay alive.

Jade and Kylee refuse to hide. The need to find their families is even stronger than their will to live, and it is the driving force on the journey to find their loved ones.






“Please … please let them be alive.”
I received a beta copy of this book in return for an honest review and all I can start off by saying is “OMG, WOW”. This story had a lot of ups and downs and is an emotional roller coaster ride. There is still a quite a bit of humor and I did laugh and smile and while reading, started thinking about the personalities of these two authors standing out in each character. There was a few times where my heart felt heavy and I felt sorry about what these characters had to face and a couple of times I literally bawled my eyes out. I also love the new characters that are introduced into the story and I hope we will get to know more about them. This is a phenomenal RECOMMENDED READ that will entice and intrigue you to keep reading, with lots of action and suspense that lurks around every corner. There is never a dull moment in lives of Kylee and Jade in their days to come of Zombie killing. You will be addicted to this story from beginning to end. These authors have an amazing writing style that will lure you in and keep you thinking long after you have finished reading the book. I do, however, recommend that you read book 1 before reading this one, so that way you get the full story on how this all started. Thank you K.B. Miller and Jennifer Malone Wright for another awesome action pact story, where “Zombie hunting IS my day job.” I give this story 10+*s.



Once Upon A Zombie Apocalypse or (OUAZA) as the fans call it, is a short story episodic saga written by K.B. Miller and Jennifer Malone Wright. The first episode is from both Jade and Kylee's perspective and is two separate novella's. The same story, but from two different characters. It is done this way with the first episode only, so that you can meet our girls and really get to know and love them like we do.


Each following episode will be written solely by one of the authors and available through their links.


Novella 1. KB. Miller and Jennifer Malone Wright
Novella 2. Jennifer Malone Wright
Novella 3. K.B. Miller
Novella 4. Jennifer Malone Wright
Novella 5. K.B Miller
and so on...

Kylee and Jade are on their way from one author convention to another. After saying goodbye to all their friends, they never dreamed the plane would land with them fighting for their lives.

Jade's Story:

Jade Warwick has been preparing for the end of the world for years, but she never thought the world would end with zombies. The only thing salvaging her almost lost sanity is the fact that she is with her best friend, Kylee.

With their first mission being to find their families, will the girls manage to save their families while trying to save each other?


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Kylee's Story:

Chemical Warfare has turned most of the world’s population into flesh eating Zombies. These are the accounts of two survivors.

Kylee and Jade are on their way from one author convention to another. After saying goodbye to all their friends, they never dreamed the plane would land with them fighting for their lives.

Kylee Mahafferty lived a life of luxury, jet setting to big cities around the globe, high dollar shopping sprees, and downing copious amounts of her favorite fu-fu-non-fat lattes'. But, that life's suddenly been replaced by one with a simple objective, survival. Kylee's best friend, Jade is the only thing holding together the slippery tendrils of her unraveling mind.

With their first mission being to find their families, will the girls manage to save their families while trying to save each other?

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Once upon a time, my world was normal.
There is no going back to the way it was. In a matter of days, we have seen devastation and chaos take over. It’s spreading fast, too fast to fix, leaving society in ruins and turning cities into ghost towns.
People are disappearing quicker than I would have ever expected. In the short time we have been on the road I haven’t seen many people, but the zombies are everywhere. They walk around aimlessly, in search of fresh meat … in search of us. It’s probably safe to assume that anyone who has survived so far has gone into hiding, only to come out when they need something.
Most people were not prepared for the shit hitting the fan. And very few of those who did prepare actually thought it would be a fucking zombie apocalypse; I sure as hell didn’t think it would be what fucked up our world. I was more concerned about a nuclear war, or China finally wanting to collect on all that money we owe them. I don’t know, anything but zombies.
At this point, Kylee and I have to take it one step at a time. My family is far away from where we are, and Kylee’s home is closest, so that is our first destination.
Each day is a different adventure and a new test of our strength. Our friendship has been strengthened, but tested at the same time. Ky and I, we are two very different people, and in some ways it’s a challenge to be around each other for very long.
In other ways, it’s a balance. She strengthens me where I am weak and makes me see a softer side when I am too harsh, which I tend to be more than I want to admit. I’d like to think that it’s the same for her as it is with me.
One thing I know for certain is that I wouldn’t be able make it through this without her. I guess if you’re going to be stuck smack in the middle of a zombie apocalypse, it’s always a plus to be stuck there with your best friend.
Onward we go, each day bringing us a little bit closer to our loved ones … our husbands and children, the people we would die for. Hopefully, when we find them, they will be alive.



K.B. Miller and Jennifer Malone Wright are both authors of the paranormal and urban genres. Once Upon A Zombie Apocalypse came about after many discussions on how they would survive the zombie apocalypse. Their survival strategies were so different from each other on some accounts; they decided it would be fun to see the two differences trying to survive together. K.B. and Jennifer met as mere acquaintances and have now formed a life-long friendship.

K.B. Miller is best known for her best selling series The Moon Coven. She has several other works in progress which will release in 2013. At home, K.B is a full time writer with a very supportive husband and son who is too smart for his own good. In her free time K.B. likes to read, dabble in graphic design, watch her favorite shows, and spend time with her other love … coffee! She is also an owl enthusiast and swears she will someday ride a unicorn.

Jennifer Malone Wright is best known her YA paranormal series The Vampire Hunter’s Daughter. Her other works include the follow up to The Vampire Hunter’s Daughter called The Arcadia Falls Chronicles and her other vampire novel The Birth of Jaiden. Jennifer is the mother of five crazy kids and wife of a soldier. Jennifer also loves coffee, talking on the phone with her equally crazy friends and has a passionate affair with Red Bull.
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